On June 14th CaSMa and Gada organized a joint workshop to explore the “youth civic engagement in the digital age”, which was funded by a seed-grant from the Governance and Public Policy RPA. The purpose of this workshop was to explore definitions and understanding around what youth civic engagement is (and also what is not), what motivates young people to engage and how to reach out to those whose voice is not being heard.
The workshop was part of an investigation into youth civic engagement (or lack thereof) by the CaSMa/Gada collaboration and was followed by a presentation on 21 June at the Oxford Connected Life conference (session 2) and the York Contemporary Political Youth Culture and Communication symposium on July 18-19.
- City council
- National parliament outreach
- Regional & national civic NGOs
- Political/activist student societies
- Interested students
The results of the workshop are summarized in this document and the presentation below.